The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando will present:
"Skeletons in Our Closets: Researching a Family Scandal," at the
Roth Jewish Community Center, 851 Maitland Avenue, Maitland, Florida
on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
After investigating rumors of an old family scandal that took place
during the "Roaring Twenties" in Chicago, Robin B. Seidenberg
uncovered a sensational story that made newspaper headlines across
the entire nation. She will reveal an intriguing tale of wealth,
romance, betrayal, jealousy, and murder.
Discover the identity of the "Kissing Blond," and learn how Robin
researched historical newspapers to unravel this family mystery.
Using many examples >from her own family, Robin will teach how to
unlock your family's secrets using historical newspapers.
Historical newspapers are a phenomenal resource for uncovering
family information that cannot be located any other way. Unlike
censuses and other official records, they have neither time nor
One of the challenges in genealogy is how to find and report the
facts and give an accurate picture of our ancestors and yet
respect the sensitivities of family members. Robin's presentation
will help you decide:
- whether to disclose all findings- or let "sleeping dogs lie."
- how to decide what to include and what to omit
Robin B. Seidenberg serves as co-president of the Jewish
Genealogical Society of Illinois, is a member of the Genealogical
Speakers' Guild, and the Association of Professional Genealogists.
She specializes in using historical newspapers to research family
history. Robin frequently lectures about "family skeletons."
Prior to the program, beginning at 6:30 p.m., there will be time to
network and receive free assistance or mentoring >from a genealogy
Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Roth Jewish Community Center, 851 Maitland Avenue,
Maitland, FL 32751
For more information
contact: Lin Herz
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